For population 25 years and over in Ola:
For population 15 years and over in Ola city:
120 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $446 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Little Rock, AR (54.5 miles , pop. 183,133).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (170.7 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (256.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Plainview, AR (2.3 miles ), Danville, AR (3.1 miles ), Casa, AR (3.1 miles ), Corinth, AR (3.5 miles) , Belleville, AR (3.7 miles ), Dardanelle, AR (3.7 miles ), Russellville, AR (4.2 miles ), Pottsville, AR (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 35.03 N, Longitude: 93.22 W
Area code: 479
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Crime rate in Ola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+10.5%).
Work and jobs in Ola: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ola, Arkansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ola-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Arkansas state average. It is 205% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/5/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.8 miles away from the Ola city center killed 13 people and injured 139 people and caused $119 million in damages.
On 3/26/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ola-area historical earthquake activity is below Arkansas state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from Ola center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from Ola center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Yell County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.7%
(38.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 54.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 43.2% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
65 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
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Religion statistics for Ola city (based on Yell County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.48%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
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8.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,229 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,904 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Ola fatal accident list:
Apr 19, 2003 02:45 PM, Sr-7-13, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 20 meters (66ft)
Total average daily traffic: 14,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 141
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ola)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ola)
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